Hotel Corniche

Address: Corniche, Mahdia, Tunisia | Hotel
 
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      Travel Blogs from Mahdia

      Bye bye Bourguiba

      A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 11, 2012

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      ... President of the Republic of Tunisia from July 1957 to November 1987. In 1934, at the age of 31, he co-founded the Neo Destour party which spearheaded the Tunisian movement for independence from France. Despite being arrested and exiled a number of times he continued to pursue a nationalist agenda. Following the country's independence on the 20th of March 1956, Bourguiba abolished the monarchy, ...

      Return to El Jem again...

      A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 11, 2012

      12 photos

      ... some photos. Just by way of context and since this is a repeat visit we have reproduced some of the text from our earlier entry.

      Amphitheatre - History repeating itself
      The amphitheatre at El Jem was built by the Romans under proconsul Gordian, who was acclaimed Emperor at Thysdrus, around 238. It was never completed, because of political rivalries and lack of funds within the Empire. The amphitheatre would have seated some ...

      Rock the Kasbah

      A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 10, 2012

      30 photos

      ... is plain and simple which shows off the mosaics to best effect. The museum is also well laid out and easy to navigate and above all the exhibits are clearly signed and described.




      Unlike the market all of the historical sites: the Ribat, the Mosque, the Kasbah and the museum ...

      Jewel of the desert

      A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 03, 2012

      ... arena. Since there was no readily available water supply naval battles were never staged in the arena.

      Until the 17th century it remained more or less in tact. From then on its stones were used for building the nearby village of El Djem and transported to the Great Mosque in Kairouan. During struggles with the Ottomans, the ruling Turks used cannons to flush rebel dissidents out of their hiding places in the amphitheatre.

      We have about 45 minutes ...

      Exploring Sousse

      A travel blog entry by tonyhudson on Aug 02, 2012

      21 photos

      ... and other worldliness.

      Commissioned by Abou el Abbas Mohammed in 850AD from the oustide the Grand Mosque has a fortress like appearance and is devoid of the typical tall minaret tower which is used by the müezzin to call the faithfull to prayer. Later, in the 11th century, a domed building was added and this continues to serve as the minaret. The courtyard is paved with simple slabs separated by rows of broken paving set in the ...